Number Of Adults On ADHD Meds Reaches New High

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 50•10 Mar 14, 2014

According to a new report, the number of adults taking prescription medications for ADHD rose 50 percent between 2008 and 2012, leading many to question whether doctors are overprescribing the meds. What do you think?

  • “Thank God those doctors started prescribing more. I hated stealing Adderall from my kids.”

    Denise Calhoun –
    HR Specialist

  • “You try working at my job for 15 minutes straight without going on YouTube and then tell me adults shouldn’t take ADHD meds.”

    Richard Alden –
    Blog Curator

  • “I think once you’ve graduated college, you’ve earned the right not to be so focused.”

    Eric Sonderman –
    Systems Analyst